Amazon offers the Crucial M4 256GB mSATA 6Gb/s SSD
, model no. CT256M4SSD3, for $159.99
with free shipping
. That's $0.62/GB, tied with our December mention as the least expensive 256GB mSATA SSD we've seen. (It's also a current price low by $30.) Sales tax is added where applicable. With smaller sizes, mSATA drives are meant for more compact computers, such as laptops or even small form factor desktop PCs. This model features read speeds of up to 500 MB/s and write speeds of up to 260 MB/s.